Articles & News on Industrial Computers

Inside Ford's Livonia Transmission Plant Digitalization Journey and Real-World Results

  • April 16, 2019
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Automation.com The Ford Livonia plant incorporated an automated transmission production line which illustrated the advantages and results of digitalization based on Ford’s goal of applying solid logic, planning, and execution to “be the number one transmission manufacturer in the world.”

Energid and ModuleWorks announce partnership for combined CAD/CAM software solutions

  • April 2, 2019
  • News

This partnership is intended to help developers to get to market faster with differentiated robotic systems for additive manufacturing, welding, machining, CNC routing, and other applications that require control of six axes or more.

TrendMiner announces integration with Siemens Mindsphere IoT Platform

  • April 1, 2019
  • News

The integration of TrendMiner with Siemens Mindsphere enables its users to analyze, monitor and predict their sensor-generated time-series data stored in Siemens’ IoT platform.

Can Manufacturers Compete When Trapped in Existing Automation Architectures?

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • April 1, 2019
  • Feature

Manufacturing companies are becoming more aware of the need to modernize production methods and automation to compete globally, but many still find themselves stuck in a sunk investment trap.

GE Healthcare and Rockwell Automation announce partnership to build digital bioprocessing solutions

  • March 28, 2019
  • News

The two companies will help biopharmaceutical companies create flexible and scalable facilities of the future, focused on rapid response to market demands, streamlined production technologies and adaptable manufacturing environments.

Lanner announces partnership with netElastic

  • March 28, 2019
  • News

Lanner and netElastic are collaborating to demonstrate their joint efforts in today’s disaggregated network architecture where hardware and software are decoupled.

Auvesy's version dog helps monitor Industrial control system programs for the Large Hadron Collider

  • March 27, 2019
  • Case Study

The European Organization for Nuclear Research uses the system to manage the data of around 500 components, making versiondog one of CERN's standard technologies.

ABB Customer World Wrap-Up: ABB positioning for industrial digitalization

  • March 26, 2019
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon, Automation.com Traditional automation suppliers are clearly positioning themselves, through investments or partnerships, to supply the software and hardware for manufacturing customers to be able to achieve the higher productivity and profitability promised through Industrial Digitization/Industry 4.0.

Cambashi announces launch of Industrial IoT Charter Program

  • March 25, 2019
  • News

The IoT Charter Program began as a result of a Cambashi study of the industrial IoT market in 2016, which concluded that there was not a reliable or authoritative source for segmentation, size or growth estimates.

The Instagram Effect: How social media is changing the food and beverage plant

  • March 19, 2019
  • Feature

By Darcy Simonis, ABB Anyone who uses social media will know how prevalent pictures of food are. This article looks at how the impact of social media is changing the priorities of food and beverage managers.